An economist says hiring people with criminal records is good for business and good for society
Analysts say a more thorough vaccination effort is the only realistic way economic activity can resume close to normal and growth can recover to pre-pandemic levels.
When women are involved in leadership, they create products and services that are ideally designed and marketed for the primary shopper in the household: women.
Democratic presidents are "more willing to heed historical lessons," but Republicans cling to "magical" tax cuts and deregulation theories during economic downturns, states a new economic analysis.
The more than 75.6 million votes Biden won in the 2020 election led him to victory in nearly all of the country's top 100 most powerful local economies.
The former Democratic presidential nominee noted GDP growth under Barack Obama was faster than during the presidency of Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump regularly polls strongly on the economy, one of the few advantages he has over his rival, Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
China's economy grew 4.9 percent between July and September compared to the same quarter last year, a little slower than expected but signaling a strong recovery.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says he agrees that another large pandemic stimulus relief bill should be pumped into the economy, but Democrats' nearly $3 trillion proposals are bloated and still include unnecessary unemployment benefits.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the federal debt will exceed 100 percent of GDP in 2021.
While Sweden's GDP fell in the second quarter, the country is not in a recession.
84 percent of voters said that the economy was a major factor in their decision about who to vote for in November.
"Given the deteriorating economy, the final agreement needs to end up closer to the House proposal than the Senate's," Moody's Analytics wrote in its weekly market outlook report.
In coronavirus hot spot states like Texas and Florida, a federal requirement for face coverings could result in a 25-point increase in mask usage.
Stephen Moore projected unemployment would hit 15 to 20 percent in many states.
The Department of Labor reported on Thursday that more than 30 million workers have applied for unemployment.
The U.S. economy is contracting sharply because of the coronavirus pandemic and millions of Americans are out of work.
"It's quite a bit of runway between here and there," David Bailin said.
"It's an 11-year recovery," Joe Scarborough said.
The Department of Commerce estimated Thursday that between October and December GDP growth was just 2.1 percent.
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. voters said they are not better off financially since Donald Trump took office, a new poll of likely voters finds.
"As a reference, this is approximately the size of Switzerland's entire economy," IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva explained.
"The uncertainty provoked by the continuing trade tensions has been long-lasting, reducing activity worldwide and jeopardising our economic future."
A recent American economy study found that immigrants and the children of immigrants founded 45 percent of U.S. Fortune 500 companies, amassing $6.1 trillion in annual revenue last year.
Personal economy drives votes, not national statistics. And most Americans think their personal economy is lousy.
System change can sound scary, but as the current system drives social injustice and environmental destruction, a new approach to address both is called for.
CNBC survey shows President Donald Trump's approval rating on the economy is still in positive territory but has fallen since summer 2018.
The new research came at a time when Chinese leaders were already battling a slowing economy. This week, Beijing officially lowered its growth target.
The Russian black market is the same size as its total federal spending budget for 2019.
"The second-quarter number would be humongous if the government reopened. It would be like 4 or 5 percent," Kevin Hassett, chairman of Trump's Council of Economic Advisers, told CNN.